GCB - GCB Bank Limited
GCB Bank Limited (formerly known as Ghana Commercial Bank) is the largest independent financial institution in Ghana. The company started in 1953 as the Bank of the Gold Coast to provide banking services to the emerging nation for socioeconomic development. The bank had been wholly owned by the Government of Ghana until 1996. Today, the Government's ownership stands at 21.4% while individual and institutional holdings take up the rest. Social Security and National Insurance Trust is currently the largest shareholder in the company with 29.8% holding, followed in third place by the UK investment firm SCBN/Northern Trust Global Service Ltd with a distant 6.6%. With over 150 branches and 11 agencies in all regions of the country, GCB Bank is, in effect, the widest-networked commercial bank in Ghana. In 2013, the bank adopted an internal change program that overhauled its brand, resulting in the new name the following year.
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|Earnings Per Share||1.7799|
|Dividend Per Share||0.25|
GCB Stock Market Performance
The current share price of GCB Bank Limited (GCB) is GHS 5.38. GCB closed its last trading day (Friday, September 24, 2021) at 5.38 GHS per share on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE). GCB began the year with a share price of 4.05 GHS and has since gained 32.8% on that price valuation, ranking it eighth on the GSE in terms of year-to-date performance.
GCB Bank is the fourth most traded stock on the Ghana Stock Exchange over the past three months (Jun 25 - Sep 24, 2021). GCB has traded a total volume of 2.03 million shares valued at GHS 10.9 million over the period, with an average of 32,197 traded shares per session. A volume high of 810,407 was achieved on July 28th for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of GCB Bank on the Ghana Stock Exchange.
Profile of GCB Bank Limited
GCB Bank Limited operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Banking industry. The company is led by Anselm Ransford Sowah as its Managing Director, since 2017. The company's board of directors, chaired by Jude Kofi Arthur, is composed of 12 members whose names are listed below.
- Arthur, Jude Kofi
- Sowah, Anselm Ransford
- Amankwah, Samuel
- Affram, Socrates
- Saraa III, Nana (Queen Mother of Denkyira)
- Yakubu, Alhassan (Alhaji)
- Arthur-Collins, Francis
- Ankrah, Emmanuel Ray
- Ayuba, Osmani Aludiba
- Amarteifio, Nik
- Essah, Lydia (Mrs.)
- Younge, Edward Prince Amoatia
|Factsheet of GCB Bank Limited|
GCB Building, Thorpe Road/High Street, PO Box GP 134, Accra, Ghana
+233-302-663-964, +233-302-672-852, +233-302-664-914
GCB Industrial Market Competitors
GCB Bank Limited, issuers of the GCB stock on the Ghana Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Financials sector and/or Banking industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.
|SCB||Standard Chartered Bank Limited||2.49B||18.50||+13.4%|
|EGH||Ecobank Ghana Limited||2.52B||7.81||+8.47%|
|RBGH||Republic Bank Ghana Limited||366M||0.43||+4.88%|
|SCBPREF||Stanchart Preferential Shares||15.7M||0.90||+3.45%|
|ETI||Ecobank Transnational Incorporated||1.93B||0.08|
|ACCESS||Access Bank Ghana||607M||3.49||-20.5%|
|SOGEGH||Societe Generale Ghana Limited||886M||1.25||+95.3%|
|EGL||Enterprise Group Limited||359M||2.10||+50%|
|POP||Pesewa One Plc||3.25M||0.65||+8.33%|
|CAL||CAL Bank Limited||464M||0.74||+7.25%|